The Nyeri National Polytechnic


The Nyeri National Polytechnic

The Nyeri National Polytechnic is one of the TVET institutions charged with the mandate of training middle level technical and vocational labor force. In the global arena, Science, Technology and Innovation (ST & I) are the drivers for rapid world’s economic prosperity, social development and provide tools and solutions to address global challenges. For this reason, the government through the Ministry of Education, has strengthened the focus of ST& I and Technical Education (TE) policies as underlying the country’s national development efforts

Courses

Diploma

Course (Department) Entry Requirements Duration Exam Body
Course (Department) Entry Requirements Duration Exam Body
Higher Diploma in Electrical Engineering
(ELECTRICAL & ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING)
Diploma or Degree from a recognized Institution 7 Terms KNEC
Diploma in Electrical and Electronic Eng. (Power Option)
(ELECTRICAL & ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING)
Mean grade C-(minus) or Craft Certificate 3 Modules KNEC
Diploma in Electrical and Electronic Eng. (Telecommunications Option)
(ELECTRICAL & ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING)
Mean grade C-(minus) or Craft Certificate 3 Modules KNEC
Igher Diploma in Mechanical Engineering
(MECHANICAL ENGINEERING)
Diploma or Degree from a recognized Institution 7 Terms KNEC
Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (Production Option)
(MECHANICAL ENGINEERING)
Mean grade C-(minus) or Craft Certificate 3 Modules KNEC
Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (Plant Option)
(MECHANICAL ENGINEERING)
Mean grade C-(minus) or Craft Certificate 3 Modules KNEC
Higher Diploma in Building & Civil Engineering
(BUILDING & CIVIL ENGINEERING)
Diploma or Degree from a recognized Institution 7 Terms KNEC
Diploma in Building Technology
(BUILDING & CIVIL ENGINEERING)
Mean grade C-(minus) or Craft Certificate 3 Modules KNEC
Diploma in Civil Engineering
(BUILDING & CIVIL ENGINEERING)
Mean grade C-(minus) or Craft Certificate 3 Modules KNEC
Diploma in Quantity Surveying
(BUILDING & CIVIL ENGINEERING)
Mean grade C-(minus) or Craft Certificate 3 Years KNEC
Higher Diploma in Applied Biology
(APPLIED SCIENCES)
Diploma or Degree from a recognized Institution 5 Terms KNEC
Higher Diploma in Analytical Chemistry
(APPLIED SCIENCES)
Diploma or Degree from a recognized Institution 5 Terms KNEC
Diploma in Applied Biology
(APPLIED SCIENCES)
Mean grade C- (minus) preferably with C- (minus) in Biology/Biological sciences. 8 Terms KNEC
Diploma in Analytical Chemistry
(APPLIED SCIENCES)
Mean Grade C- (minus) preferably with C- (Minus) in Chemistry/Physical Sciences. 8 Terms KNEC
Diploma in Food Technology
(APPLIED SCIENCES)
Mean grade C- (minus) preferably with C- (minus) in Chemistry and Biology 8 Terms KNEC
Higher Diploma in Automotive Engineering
(AUTOMOTIVE ENGINEERING)
Diploma or Degree from a recognized Institution 7 Terms KNEC
Diploma in Automotive Engineering
(AUTOMOTIVE ENGINEERING)
Mean grade C-(minus) or Craft Certificate 3 Modules KNEC
Diploma in Construction Plant Engineering
(AUTOMOTIVE ENGINEERING)
Mean grade C-(minus) or Craft Certificate 3 Modules KNEC
Diploma in Tourism Management
(HOSPITALITY & TOURISM MANAGEMENT)
Mean grade C-(minus) or Craft Certificate 3 Modules KNEC
Diploma in Food & Beverage Management
(HOSPITALITY & TOURISM MANAGEMENT)
Mean grade C-(minus) or Craft Certificate 3 Modules KNEC
Diploma in Catering & Accommodation Management
(HOSPITALITY & TOURISM MANAGEMENT)
Mean grade C-(minus) or Craft Certificate 3 Modules KNEC
Diploma in Credit Management
(BUSINESS STUDIES)
Mean grade C-(minus) or Craft Certificate 6 Months KASNEB
Diploma in Information Communications Technology
(COMPUTER SCIENCE & NETWORKING)
Mean grade C-(minus) or Craft Certificate 3 Modules KNEC
Diploma in ICT
(COMPUTER SCIENCE & NETWORKING)
Mean grade C-(minus) or Craft Certificate 6 months/Section KASNEB
Diploma in Pharmaceutical Technology
(HEALTH SCIENCES)
Mean grade C (Plain) with C (Plain) in Mathematics/Physics, English/Kiswahili, Chemistry and Biological Sciences. 9 Terms KNEC
Diploma in Medical Engineering
(MECHANICAL DEPARTMENT)
Mean grade C- 3 Years KNEC
Diploma in Fashion Design & Clothing Tech.
(FASHION DESIGN & BEAUTY THERAPY)
Mean grade C-(minus) or Craft Certificate 3 Modules KNEC
Higher Diploma in Business Management
(BUSINESS DEPARTMENT)
Diploma or Degree from a recognized Institution 6 Terms KNEC
Higher Diploma in Secretarial Management
(BUSINESS DEPARTMENT)
Diploma or Degree from a recognized Institution 6 Terms KNEC
Higher Diploma in Secretarial Management
(BUSINESS DEPARTMENT)
Diploma or Degree from a recognized Institution 6 Terms KNEC
Higher Diploma in Entrepreneurship
(BUSINESS DEPARTMENT)
Diploma or Degree from a recognized Institution 6 Terms KNEC
Diploma in Business Management
(BUSINESS DEPARTMENT)
Mean grade C-(minus) or Craft Certificate 3 Modules KNEC
Diploma in Sales and Marketing
(BUSINESS DEPARTMENT)
Mean grade C-(minus) or Craft Certificate 3 Modules KNEC
Diploma in Supplies Chain Management
(BUSINESS DEPARTMENT)
Mean grade C-(minus) or Craft Certificate 3 Modules KNEC
Diploma in Human Resource Management
(BUSINESS DEPARTMENT)
Mean grade C-(minus) or Craft Certificate 3 Modules KNEC
Diploma in Co-Operative Management
(BUSINESS DEPARTMENT)
Mean grade C-(minus) or Craft Certificate 3 Modules KNEC
Diploma in Accountancy
(BUSINESS DEPARTMENT)
Mean grade C-(minus) or Craft Certificate 8Terms KNEC
Diploma in Project Management
(BUSINESS DEPARTMENT)
Mean grade C-(minus) or Craft Certificate 3 Modules KNEC
Diploma in Secretarial Studies
(BUSINESS DEPARTMENT)
Mean grade C-(minus) or Craft Certificate 3 Modules KNEC
Diploma in Library & Information Studies
(LIBERAL STUDIES)
Mean grade C-(minus) or Craft Certificate 7 Terms KNEC
Diploma in Community Dev. & Social Work
(LIBERAL STUDIES)
Mean grade C-(minus) or Craft Certificate 3 Modules KNEC

Certificates/Craft

Course (Department) Entry Requirements Duration Exam Body
Course (Department) Entry Requirements Duration Exam Body
Certificate in Electrical and Electronics Engineering (Power Option)
(ELECTRICAL & ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING)
KCSE D Plain 2 Modules KNEC
Certificate in Agricultural Mechanic
(AUTOMOTIVE ENGINEERING)
KCSE D Plain 3 Terms KNEC
Certificate in Tour Guiding Operations
(HOSPITALITY & TOURISM)
KCSE D Plain 3 Terms KNEC
Certificate in Tour Guiding and Travel Operations
(HOSPITALITY & TOURISM)
KCSE D Plain 3 Terms KNEC
Certificate in Mechanical Engineering
(MECHANICAL ENGINEERING)
KCSE D Plain 2 Modules KNEC
Certificate in Welding and Fabrication
(MECHANICAL ENGINEERING)
KCSE D Plain 2 Modules KNEC
Certificate in Building Technology
(BUILDING & CIVIL ENGINEERING)
KCSE D Plain 2 Modules KNEC
Certificate in Motor Vehicle Mechanics
(AUTOMOTIVE ENGINEERING)
KCSE D Plain 2 Modules KNEC
Certificate in Construction Plant Mechanics
(AUTOMOTIVE ENGINEERING)
KCSE D Plain 2 Modules KNEC
Artisan in Motor Vehicle Mechanics
(AUTOMOTIVE ENGINEERING)
KCSE D Plain 2 Years KNEC
Artisan in Electrical Installation
(ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING)
Open 2 Years KNEC
Artisan in Electronics
(ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING)
Open 2 Years KNEC
Certificate in Science Lab. Technician
(APPLIED SCIENCES)
KCSE D Plain 8 Terms KNEC
Certificate in Food & Beverage Production & Service
(HOSPITALITY & TOURISM)
KCSE D Plain 2 Modules KNEC
Certificate in Catering and Accomodation
(HOSPITALITY & TOURISM)
KCSE D Plain 2 Modules KNEC
Artisan in Food & Beverage
(HOSPITALITY & TOURISM)
KCSE D Plain 2 Years KNEC
Certificate in Information Communication Technology
(COMPUTER SCIENCE & NETWORKING)
KCSE D Plain 2 Modules KNEC
Certified Information Communication Technologist
(COMPUTER SCIENCE & NETWORKING)
KCSE D Plain 6 Months/ Section KASNEB
Certificate in Accounts and Management Skills CAMS Level I,II
(BUSINESS STUDIES)
KCSE D Plain 6 Months KASNEB
Certificate in Fashion Design & Clothing Tech.
(FASHION DESIGN & BEAUTY THERAPY)
KCSE D Plain 2 Modules KNEC
Certificate in Secretarial Studies
(BUSINESS DEPARTMENT)
KCSE D Plain 2 Modules KNEC
Certificate in Sales and Marketing
(BUSINESS DEPARTMENT)
KCSE D Plain 2 Modules KNEC
Certificate in Business Management
(BUSINESS DEPARTMENT)
KCSE D Plain 2 Modules KNEC
Certificate Supply Chain Management
(BUSINESS DEPARTMENT)
KCSE D Plain 2 Modules KNEC
Certificate Co-Operative Management
(BUSINESS DEPARTMENT)
KCSE D Plain 2 Modules KNEC
Certificate Human Resource Management
(BUSINESS DEPARTMENT)
KCSE D Plain 2 Modules KNEC
Certificate in Library & Information Studies
(LIBERAL STUDIES)
KCSE D Plain 2 Modules KNEC
Certificate in Community Development & Social Work
(LIBERAL STUDIES)
KCSE D Plain 6 Terms KNEC

Short Term Courses

Course Department Requirements Duration
Course Department Requirements Duration
Motor Vehicle Mech/Electrician (Grade III, II, I)
(NITA)
Automotive Engineering None 6 Months
Panel Beating (Grade III, II, I)
(NITA)
Automotive Engineering None 6 Months
Spray Painting (Grade III,II,I)
(NITA)
Automotive Engineering None 6 Months
Accounting Technician Diploma(Be Registered With KASNEB)
(KASNEB)
Business Department KCSE C- 5 Months
CPA Part I – III(Be Registered With KASNEB)
(KASNEB)
Business Department ATC Final OR C+ With C+ Eng & Maths 5 Months
Cooperative Societies Extension Education Business Department None
Solar Power Installation Technician T1 & T2
(KEREA)
Electrical & Electronics Engineering None
Electrical Wireman. Grade 3, 2, 1
(NITA)
Electrical & Electronics Engineering None 8 Months
Artisan in Plumbing-Plumber Pipe Fitter Grade 3, 2, 1
(NITA)
Building & Civil Engineering None 6 Months
Artisan in Masonry Grade 3, 2, 1
(NITA)
Building & Civil Engineering None 6 Months
Electrical Fitter Grade 3, 2, 1
(NITA)
Electrical & Electronics Engineering None 8 Months
Industrial Motor Rewinding
(The Nyeri National Polytechnic)
Electrical & Electronics Engineering None 3 Weeks
Motor Starters Design & Fabrication
(The Nyeri National Polytechnic)
Electrical & Electronics Engineering None 3 Weeks
Amplifier Design and Fabrication
(The Nyeri National Polytechnic)
Electrical & Electronics Engineering None 3 Weeks
Electronics Repair
(The Nyeri National Polytechnic)
Electrical & Electronics Engineering None
ICDL(international Computer Driving Licence)
(ICDL Certificate)
Computer Science & Networking None 12 Weeks
Certified Secretaries
(KASNEB)
Business Studies KCSE C+ 6 Months
Driving Course
(NTSA)
Automotive Engineering None 3 Months
Certified Credit Professionals (CCP)
(KASNEB)
Business Studies KCSE C+ 6 Months
Certified Investment and Financial Analyst
(KASNEB)
Business Studies KCSE C+ 6 Months
Certified Procurement and Supply Professionals
(KISM)
Business Studies KCSE C+ 6 Months
Cisco IT Essentials
(Cisco)
Computer Science & Networking None
Cisco CCNA 1, 2, 3, 4
(Cisco)
Computer Science & Networking None
Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy
(NITA)
Fashion Design & Beauty Therapy None 2 Terms
Automotive Engineering Level 4
(CDACC/CBET)
Automotive Engineering KCSE or its Equivalents 6 Months
Automotive Engineering Level 5
(CDACC/CBET)
Automotive Engineering KCSE D or its Equivalents 1 Year
Office Assistant Level 4
(CDACC/CBET)
KCSE D or its Equivalents 6 Months
Office Assistant Level 4
(CDACC/CBET)
KCSE D or its Equivalents 6 Months
Insurance Studies Level 3
(CDACC/CBET)
KCPE or its Equivalents 3 Months
Front Office Level 3
(CDACC/CBET)
KCPE or its Equivalents 3 Months
Food & Beverage Sales Level 3
(CDACC/CBET)
KCPE or its Equivalents 3 Months
Food Production & Beverage Culinary Arts Technician 3
(CDACC/CBET)
KCPE or its Equivalents 3 Months
Housekeeper Level 3
(CDACC/CBET)
KCPE or its Equivalents 3 Months
Fashion DesignTechnology Level 4
(CDACC/CBET)
KCPE or its Equivalents 6 Months
Motor Cycle Mechanic
(CDACC/CBET)
Automotive Engineering KCPE or its Equivalents 3 Months
Lathe Machine Operator
(CDACC/CBET)
Mechanical Engineering KCSE or its Equivalents 6 Months
Manual Metal Arc Welding
(CDACC/CBET)
Mechanical Engineering KCSE or its Equivalents 6 Months
Simple Automation
(CDACC/CBET)
Mechanical Engineering KCSE or its Equivalents 6 Months
Electrical Installation Level 3
(CDACC/CBET)
Electrical and Electronics Engineering KCPE or its Equivalents 3 Months
Electrical Installation Level 4
(CDACC/CBET)
Electrical And Electronics Engineering KCSE or its Equivalents 6 Months
Plumbing Level 3
(CDACC/CBET)
Building And Civil Engineering KCPE or its Equivalents 3 Months
Masonry Level 3
(CDACC/CBET)
Building And Civil Engineering KCPE or its Equivalents 3 Months
Security Guard Level 3
(CDACC/CBET)
KCPE or its Equivalents 3 Months
Dairy Processing Level 4
(CDACC/CBET)
Applied Sciences KCSE or its Equivalents 6 Months
Hairdressing and Beauty Level 3
(CDACC/CBET)
Fashion Design And Beauty Therapy KCPE or its Equivalents 3 Months

Contact Us

Postal Address:

The Nyeri National Polytechnic P.O BOX 465 – 10100 Nyeri, Kenya

Customer Support:

  1. info@thenyeripoly.ac.ke
  2. nyerinp@gmail.com

Phone:

  • +254 (061) 2032330 ,+254 724 477 942

Registrar’s Office

For general inquiries: registrar@thenyeripoly.ac.ke

ICT-Support Office

  1. E-learning ,For general inquires: elearning@thenyeripoly.ac.ke

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